Seneca to Lucilius, 29: how to truly help a friend

Helping friends, one of the major contributors to meaning in life

Seneca and Lucilius shared a friend by the name of Marcellinus, who was going through a bit of a crisis at one point. Who has not been in a similar situation? What are you going to do to help your friend?

Seneca tells Lucilius that Marcellinus doesn’t visit often anymore, a sign of his detachment from his own friends. He is avoiding Seneca in particular because he knows that…

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by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.blog/essays/

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.blog/essays/

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